Fridge/Electronics

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Wind's Comment
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I have a 2016 Cascadia Evolution. Does anyone know what kind of fridge i can put in there? like size/volts information would help.

Also, can i keep the fridge running 24/7?

Whats the max i can bring into the truck, electronics wise. I work for Swift.

thnx

Also, the first question is the most important. Thanks

Rainy D.'s Comment
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G Town?? Errol???

My 2016 Cascadia fridge i bought at my terminal. However Prime has installed inverters and APUs and .my detail shop hard wired the fridge. You can probably call the tractoe or detail shop at your terminal.

Mine is an Indel B

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Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

APU:

Auxiliary Power Unit

On tractor trailers, and APU is a small diesel engine that powers a heat and air conditioning unit while charging the truck's main batteries at the same time. This allows the driver to remain comfortable in the cab and have access to electric power without running the main truck engine.

Having an APU helps save money in fuel costs and saves wear and tear on the main engine, though they tend to be expensive to install and maintain. Therefore only a very small percentage of the trucks on the road today come equipped with an APU.

APUs:

Auxiliary Power Unit

On tractor trailers, and APU is a small diesel engine that powers a heat and air conditioning unit while charging the truck's main batteries at the same time. This allows the driver to remain comfortable in the cab and have access to electric power without running the main truck engine.

Having an APU helps save money in fuel costs and saves wear and tear on the main engine, though they tend to be expensive to install and maintain. Therefore only a very small percentage of the trucks on the road today come equipped with an APU.

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